An article from Kenya says the following about Sammy Wanjiru's funeral:
The Daily Nation wrote:
They also wanted her to give a tentative date for the burial as it emerged that the athlete had wanted to be buried on a Wednesday, saying it was his favourite day because he won several marathons on Wednesdays. (From:
I've looked up his career marathons and none of them were held on Wednesday. His world half-marathon world record wasn't set on a Wed either. Does anyone know what they are talking about?